THE reaction of some England women to being left out of the squad for Euro 2017 was interesting, mainly because it demonstrated that for some people, international football still has value and prestige. Complaining about omissions and suggesting that the manager has “favourites” is, to quote Monty Python, “stating the bleedin’ obvious”. All managers have favourites and players who they place their trust in. Down the years, form has never been the sole indicator for selection. There have been countless players who have been media favourites who were never called upon for various reasons. Just cast your mind back to the days when Peter Osgood, Rodney Marsh, Charlie George, Tony Currie, Alan Hudson, Jimmy Greaves, Frank Worthington and others could not get a look in. If…